FRENCH BRONZE VENUS DE MILOA French Bronze sculpture of the Venus de Milo. Partially nude female figure based on the Hellenistic model on display at the Louvre in Paris. Medium brown patina. Signed "Musee du Louvre, France" at the base. Some wear noted to the patina due to handling. 17" high. ESTIMATE $600-800
Some wear noted to the patina due to handling.
A FRENCH BRONZE VENUS DE MILO, AFTER THE ANTIQUE, BY TH...A FRENCH BRONZE VENUS DE MILO, AFTER THE ANTIQUE, BY THE RICHARD, ECK & DURAND FOUNDRY, 1838-1844, a nicely cast and patinated bronze model on a square form base with front centering an illegible large circular seal, reversing to a backside stamped with circular seal "RÉDUCTION MÉCANIQUE ALLE COLLAS Brevet," incised "L'Robert, Eck et Durand F," after the famous ancient Greek white marble sculpture (130-100 BC) by Alexandros of Antioch, located in Paris at the Louvre Museum. Height: 33 1/2"
Good condition with normal surface build up and small areas of green oxidation throughout. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."